NEW HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES AUTHORIZED BY 2006 LEGISLATURE NOW AVAILABLE AT DESIGNATED L.D.W.F. OFFICES

Release Date: 08/28/2006

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is now selling several new hunting and fishing licenses based on actions taken during the 2006 legislative session.


Legislators approved the following:


* Hunter Education Deferral license (Act 528)
* Active Military Dependent's license (Act 221)
* Louisiana National Guard Non-active Member license (Act 497)


Non-resident Active Military and Dependent licenses are available at all hunting and fishing license sales outlets around the state. All other Active Military licenses, Hunter Education Deferral licenses, and the Louisiana National Guard Non-active Member license can only be purchased at designated LDWF offices and supporting documentation is required for each.


For more details on the cost and required documentation needed to purchase these hunting and fishing license options, go to www.wlf.louisiana.gov and click on "Licenses/Permits", then click on either "Hunting" or "Fishing" and access the new license information chart via the "2006 Hunting and Fishing License Changes" link.


For more information, contact Janis Landry at 225-765-2881 or jlandry@wlf.louisiana.gov.
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